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FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
council members and advise them on ways to prevent another shut down. the city council members would not provide us any details on. >> we have new rules but we're not enforcing them, that's why i think it got to the level that it got. >> reporter: now there's several private security guards walking around oakland city hall today. once again we're on our way. the march is on again. people are back out here gathering. we've seen 30 to 40 people out here getting ready to march to city hall. there's a group already at city hall taking part of a protest there. we will march with this group and if something breaks we will bring it to you. if not we will see you tonight at 6:00 for the meeting. until then, paul chambers, ktvu news. >>> ktvu's rita williams with what appears to be a disturbing trend after five shootings in just days. >> reporter: oakland has seen spikes before but this one is dramatic. four killed in oakland in just nine hours, statistics to some, to others the loss of real people who were loved. >> we sort of left with this big blank spot up in our minds and hearts like gone. j
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
that led to the city's 34th home received received-- homicide of the year. when officers arrived they say they found a man with stab wounds. he was rushed to the hospital where he died. his name has not been released. the brawl reportedly involved as many as 30 people. >> police arrested a man in connection with a stabbing. a 57-year-old man was stabbed multiple times with something similar to an ice pick just after one. he was taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening join ires. officers tracked down the suspect early this morning. they say he led police on a brief car chase before being taken in to custody. investigators believe the suspect and the victim knew each a. > al media residents say they were kept awake late last night by loud mice music by a rave held miles away. >> reporter: nearly everybody we talked to was bothered by the noise and as you said they aren't even around the corner from the coliseum. it's a full two miles that way. last night's beyond wonderful land event drew more than 19,000 people. not everybody was happy the rave went until 2:00 a.m. >> i was
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
know one of the most vulnerable parts of the city during storms is right here in fells point. it's why the city dutched a pile of sand at the pier for residents and businesses to get sandbags. workers are giving away six bags peperson and checking ids to keep track of that. it will go on until 9:00 and do so until 9:00 tomorrow night. they want folks to be ready because this storm could have a quote isabelle-type storm surge. a possibility many business open rs down here are well aware -- owners down here are well aware of. >> we have the tv channels and looking at the models. it doesn't look good. >> what goes through your mind? >> a lot of prayers. >> reporter: now, in an hour, the city will open two more locations like this one, is sand distribution locations, one a few blocks away. one on the other side of the harbor in federal hill at rash field. those all three will be open through 9:00 tonight and 9:00 tomorrow night. for now, live in fells point, brian kuebler, abc2 news. >> sandy is such a large storm, everyone in the east coast is getting ready for the big storm that's co
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
show the city's support. you're truly the best baseball fans. we have proof. le a find it -- you'll find it on abc2news.com. you'll find post season pics. they're all on there. >> that's good. >>> you got to go to the doctor. the first thing they ask -- do i have to get a shot? >> an alternative to the flu shot. >> more cases of meningitis in maryland. we'll explain why one doctor said there's no need to pan eke. >> your dog may show you affection by giving you a smooch but you should put pan end to puckering up to your pooch. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message. >>> parents, you know taking your kids to the doctor is no fu
FOX
Oct 28, 2012 4:30pm PDT
from the bay area to the motor city are revved up for the game. we have the started just minutes away. but we may not have deborah because of a glitch in the video. but, again, players are ready to take the field for game four of the world series and more from detroit in just a bit. >> first off, though, fans and players had to deal with drizzle. any rain expected tolinger, mark? >> heather and ken, some of this is working back closer to detroit, and we cannot rule out a chance of a few light showers or drizzle. this is the current temperature, 44 and a breeze out there, sustained out of the north at 16 miles per hour with the shower activity pretty close by. it's not major but still at least in the detroit area where the bulk of the action is to the east. but for first pitch at 5:15 our time, 42 degrees and lots of cloud cover and a bit of a breeze, 18 to 20 miles per hour and a chance of drizzle or a spotty shower but another cold evening in detroit with temperatures dropping into the lower 40s. giants' fans are gathering at the civic center for a big public world series viewing par
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
say that the city's latest homicide is mostly a mystery. a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound at 1:00 this morning at this business park on rogers avenue. there is one preliminary conclusion. >> right now, we're not investigating it as a gang- related crime. but, again, as you know, those things could change. but there is no indication this was gang related. >> reporter: police have been interviewing possible witnesses at the only business there open at that hour, alo bar and restaurant and located 40 yards from the body. a neighboring business owner said that alo attracts large, rowdy crowds. >> the bar, music, strippers, violence, yes, broken bottles, smashed windows, just a mess in the morning to deal with sometimes. but i didn't think it was gonna go this far. san jose has been safe overall in the last two years. it's gotten worse. >> reporter: the homicide rate is a perplexing problem. this is the 37th city homicide this year, and there were 39 all of last year, the highest number in 15 years and 43 in 1997. the highest ever? 53 in 1991. >> it's very difficult to at
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the city sports wise. from the a's to the giants. packed for that yesterday. >> reporter: let's not forget the blue grass festival that is also tonight. live in san francisco, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> this was also a big weekend for bart. there was record ridership yesterday. 319,000 people hopped on bart trains. that is a huge jump, considering 202,000 people ride on a average saturday. officials have been repairing for this weekend for a while. >>> california's recycling program is losing $200 million a year to fraud. the los angeles times reports truck loads come into california and the sate pays the -- state pays the refunds even though it never got the deposit. governor jerry brown signed a law to help stop the fraud. >>> the former head of a detail in libya is set to investigate the attack last month that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. he said his security team was pulled out weeks before the attack. he says the state department should take action now. >> the state department should not wait for the conclusion of its review board. i think there out to be
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
street in the city's bariesta neighborhood. the fire did some heavy damage. family members said they heard an explosion and felt the house shake before they saw the fire. >> there was an explosion and the kids came running and said there was an explosion in my room. we opened the door and there was smoke everywhere. >> reporter: the cause of the fire is under investigation. a hazmat team has been called in to investigate. pg & e did an investigation. >>> that super storm continues to cause massive problems over mid-atlantic states. so far 7 million are without power. our health and science editor john fowler has been monitoring the storm and is here now with some remarkable pictures to show just how bad this storm is. >> look at this a levee breech in new jersey crews still looking for survivors. early this morning, three towns submerged. as many as 100 homes destroyed. winds topped 90-miles-an-hour in new york city a historic 13- foot storm surge flooded the city's subway system it could be four days before trains run again. 260 patients including newborns were evacuated from a manh
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
into clear weather. 60s the rest of the night, a new showers possible. talk about the complete weekend and a cooldown coming up. >>> howard county police have a man in custody charged with secretly videotaping women inner that ellicott city home but they plef there may be more victims. a tip led police to 42-year-old michael stephen mckenny. they believe he stole and copied a key to the home and went in there first in june when he set up a camera. >> this is one of those cases where help from the public was critical. we were receiving calls within 30 minutes of releasing the video. we had ifed him within -- identified him within an hour and at his home within two hours. >> they believe there may be other victims who were taped without their knowledge. anyone with information is asked to call 410-313-3200. >>> well, as former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky prepares to mount an apeecialtion the person known only as victim one until now is speaking out. we have more on the teen who said that abuse went on for years. for years he was known in court records as vi
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
live in afternoon in heyward. >> police in new york city still have no motive in the brutal killing of two young children from a family with bay area ties. all day today mothers and nannies left flowers outside the family's apartment. the family's nanny stabbed to death their 2-year-old boy and 6-year-old girl then slit her own throat. she's in a medically induced coma. the children's mother found the bodies when she returned home. the father, kevin krim is a cnbc executive but also worked as a vice president at yahoo in in the bay area. neighbors are in shock. >> i have two young children myself. this hits close to home. unmanageable. >> nothing any of us can do. but our heart goose out to the mom and dad. >> investigators have no motive for the killings and hope to be able to interview the nanny soon. >>> in oakland help may be on the way. officers will be partnering with oakland police to patrol the streets. allie rasmus says some questions have to be answered. >> reporter: this partnership between oakland police and the chp comes to welcome news. in front of this building here behi
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the heavy rain over ocean city. notice how everything is progressing. what i have to watch is what's going on over west virginia. this will shiest into the city -- shift into the city over the course of the evening. what happens after game time. what happens during the course of the game. the radar will be showing more of a shower variety as we go into the game. 54 right now, a drop in temperatures during the course of the dpai. 50 at 8:07. let's show you the seven-day. that's coming up in a little bit. >>> the old -- o's dropped a heartbreaker. >> time to get ready for game two. the o's prep for tonight's firsty. new game. >> let's bring in christian schaffer. game two. a resilient bunch. >> game one, i think you saw what the yankees have -- cc is a bath ya. all throughout the post season they're talking about trying to get this game back if baltimore. he wanted the home game for the fans. they got it. now he says he needs more support from the fans. >> i thought it took maybe some but the per flies. the players were good. it was everything i thought it would be and more. i was real
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
grandmother and four grandchildren are dead. >> the city had a very significant loss last evening with the matriarch of the family perished along with the four grandchildren. the fire is being investigated. we stand in support of the family as they try to get through this tragedy. >> it takes a tragedy like this to make people think of fire prevention. is my house safe. could i get out. until now fire deaths were down along with the number of fires and injuries. a program gave out free smoke alarms with a 10-year lithium batteries. they are hoping the 5200 they gave out last year will make a deference -- that and more education on what to do. >> we want people to call 311 to make sure the homes are protected with a working smoke alarm. secondly, don't use your oven to heat the home. not only is it a fire hazard but a health hazard, the potential for carbon monoxide poisoning. we want to pay void that at all cost -- avoid that at all costs. >> reporter: the city will canvass that neighborhood to make sure people have working smoke detectors. once you make that call, within a couple of hours
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
stephanie rawlings-blake back in august. he has been getting to know the city and a lot of the problems. many council members say he knows some of the problems. the council said he can ping where commissioner fred bealefeld left off. >> we have to focus, go back and have a greater focus on community engagement and property crimes, burglaries, robberies, thingses that impact the family, things that make them move ot or not come to the city. >> reporter: according to the councilman, he said one of the things he did do is he drove with him for about two hours where he identified a lot of the problems. he said some of the things are the small crimes that irritate people. so that's some of the questions he has to find out what he's going to do to solve some of the personal crimes. the hearing started about a minute ago. we'll hopefully have sound from anthony bats coming up. that is the setup, clear conditions over the east, new rain maker, rocketing toward areas north and east of canada. 50s, rather clear and cool. >> we first told you about the missing money trail of hal katz. joc
FOX
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm PDT
a financial grand slam with the world series start on wednesday. the city is coming off one of the strongest summers for tourism in years. the games are said to add to the wind fall. >> we are excited about this. >> >> reporter: the city's 34,000 rooms are filling up. >> they are coming from across the country. regionally, we saw in 2010, that people come from other areas around the bay area and actually stay in the city and enjoy the game. >> >> reporter: hard numbers are not available for how much the series netted in the 2010 series. we collect information on a monthly basis. two or three nights will he show up there. >> reporter: the money spent on everything from merchandise and entaintment. it's the publicity >> it will associate the city with victory and success. >> >> reporter: coming up at 6:00, security preparations for the world series celebrations. what san francisco police chief told us p how he plans to prevent trouble. for now, reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson. ktvu news. >> >> game one tomorrow, there is not a lot of time tophet the stadium ready. jo
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
traffic cameras. if we can get a shot of that, you can see the waves coming up from ocean city. it's incredible. we're going to work on that. we're working on waiting on the governor. let's go over to mike masco and meteorologist wyatt everhart. >>> let's get to that first weather update. i tell you, hurricane sandy still a monster, monster storm. we're waiting for the fresh 5 p.m. update. we can see the storm clearly coming ashore southern new jersey. it's making landfall over the next hour or so. it's going to cross over central kept county delaware and come across through cease -- cease -- cecil, given the current movement of the storm. you see the size and scope of sandy, coming ashore at the southern tip of new jersey, basically rung up the delaware bay which may give it more time to maintain full strength, a little bit of additional water. now the huge storm surge we still anticipate being up here, central northern new jersey through the new england states and new york. again, we will have some of the worst rain and probably the worst rain in delaware and maryland. we will be t
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
what the baltimore city council wants to find out. they took part on a bill that could bring grades to the restaurants in the city. some owners don't like the idea brandon scott said the good operators shouldn't be worried. >> they have nothing to worry about. we have places along that corridor that have been closed down several times and that aren't the cleanest but the average citizen doesn't know that because there is no way for them to know what is going on. >> reporter: and the measure would ask that the health department to start posting inspections online. >> it was the most tweeted political event in history. last night the first debate focused on the economy. the president tried to keep focus on the benefits of the affordable health care and romney's tax care but romney attacked the president for being partisan and not doing enough to close the deficit. >> the format lent itself to one or the other candidates, he took that opportunity. he set the standard. i think the -- i didn't think the president was rusty as much as i don't think anybody talked to him like that over the
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of this runs on donations and the most recent one is exceeding expectations. at party city on york road near towson, a dollar added to their much that goes directly to the baltimore child abuse center. >> they're saying, yes, we want to be a part of this and yes we want to make a difference. >> reporter: jennifer sacks is the owner of 11 stores and said this campaign has raised nearly $50,000 sense they started it in sent. the result far surpassing what they anticipated. >> when they come to the register, they're asked to make a donation. it's left open. weave seen $17 and $2 donations and some that hit $100 and in between. >> it's exceeded all of our expectat the executive director of the center is surprised and excited to see the amount of pledges already paid pie party city customers, a success he believes is driven by one of the worst sex abuse scandals. >> when they see penn state and the boy scouts, they want to stop something. the fact that they can do something locally oar doing so one dollar at a time, funding the fight against what we all saw in penn state right here at h
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
can't see city hall but they set up three rooms for people who couldn't get into the main chambers. let's go take a live look where the public comment is underway. it started about 45 minutes ago. supervisors also grilled the lawyers and city attorneys representing the mayor on arguments for and against sustaining official misconduct charges against him. earlier today more than 100 supporters rallied on the steps of city hall chanting reinstate ross. they describe the proceedings as a political conspiracy and a power grab by the mayor. domestic violence activists say there is no way he can seven as sheriff and administrator domestic violence programs after bruising his wife and pleading guilty to false imprisonment. it was found he committed official misconduct and he is fighting to hold onto his job. >> here really to enforce the people's judgement that they are asking their mayor, the ethics commission and the board of supervisors to take action to protect them from officials who commit official misconduct. >> the first time a mayor has asserted the unprecedent authority to suspe
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
new england. either way, we'll sew a lot of wind, a lot of rain. we have more coming up. >>> the city of baltimore has taken steps. there are several things you can do. first, they say make sure you have a battery powered radio, flashlights and enough water to last three days. make sure to clear debris from your neighborhood storm drains. >>> sandy is already makes its mark on florida. tropical storm warnings have been issued. we'll take you live to delray beach and check in with our sister station for the latest. >>> he had come to visit family members on leave from the military. >> but the 24-year-old sailor had his trip and life cut short last week when he was gunned down in baltimore. >> reporter: at this point police have no suspects and few witnesses to the shooting. they just know someone fired multiple shots killing the sailor before driving away. tucked inside the road, betty heard the distinctive sounds of gunfire. >> me and my friends heard five gunshots. >> reporter: when she opened the streed someone on marbourn avenue asked for help. he said get me a towel. he said
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that resulted in the arrest of the two suspects. the city case yielding a lead. >> baltimore city detectives were able to get a tag. they began to work together investigating themes incidents. they were able to identify the owner of the vehicle used and connect one of the suspects to the owner. >> reporter: pat least one of the -- at least one of the suspects should go before a judge. police want people to see -- there may be others. brian kuebler, abc2 news. >>> although there is no way to garn tee your safety on the street, there are things you can do. you need to always be awar of your surroundings. don't have your head walking down at the phone. keep both hands free. it's a good idea to carry a whistle or some pepper spray. if a car pulls up right next to you, turn around and walk in the opposite direction. if someone approaches you, look for a lighted window and wave and shout making sure someone is watching you. >>> baltimore county police said a 23-year-old firefighter anthony cottle faces charges that he sexually abused a 14-year-old boy. he said cottle attacked him after
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
continue -- >> reporter: he says since last october protest done by groups like occupy cost the city $6.7 million and that number is growing. he expects more to be spent on lawsuits. >> we have to send a clear message, we will not allow you to do this. >> i am all for people's rights but all they are doing is damaging things for other people. >> reporter: police say the reason why there were no arrests is because by the time officers responded it was over. police are looking over surveillance video from businesses in the area and say in the past they were able to make arrests. in the news room, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco police released mug shots of some of those who were arrested saturday. investigators arrested more than 20 people and only one person is an actual resident of san francisco. police think some of those may have been involved in another protest last month. most were arrested on riot. police say they damaged cars and businesses near california and battery streets. some say the police over reacted and used too much force while making arrests. >>> do
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
county, over two feet of snow. there's the ocean city pier, what's left of it. all you see are the pilings there. the waves beginning to calm down. kent island, watching the next high tide cycle at 7:00 tonight. the susquehanna, look at the movement. that river is whipping and very, very brown. so we're still feeling the effects from superstorm sandy. she's putting the cold air in our area, 30s. more on that straight ahead. >> all right. state officials have confirmed to us there have been three deaths related to sandy. >> a pasadena man lost his life yesterday when a tree fell on his home. >> brian kuebler spoke to his son. there's no way you can prepare for it. >> reporter: sandy took three lives, one of them in pasadena. the scene almost as tragic as the story. the 7700 block of suit drive has become an attraction, but for the family of 74-year-old donald con aado. >> he lived here. >> the son told us about his father, an jar. as his son boards up, he is haunted by the very last conversation the two had. >> i was standing in the doorway talking to him about it. he said what's th
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
ceremony taking place right now in city hall. stevens death and the investigation into what happened is expected to come up in tonight's presidential debate. for now friends, family and strangers are gathered here at city hall to celebrate his life and his achievements. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today's service began with a tribute video to ambassador stevens. the video features chris stevens introducing himself as the ambassador to libya. it mentioned his accomplishments in the middle east. chris also expresses his accomplishments in libya. >>> there are a lot of things you can say about chris stevens one of them is he always seemed to be smiling. rita williams got to know his parents and today they shared stories about their son. including why his family called him ambassador years before he became a real ambassador. >> reporter: as chris stevens parents told me a few weeks ago they wanted to be sure that today this is a celebration of their son's life not how he died. >> that's chris as a brand new baby. >> reporter: his proud mothe
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
series of protests. >>> it was hot yesterday and another hot one today. 88 in the city right now? >> yeah. hotter today than yesterday. san francisco right now 15 degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. big heat up. we might see records here. the big story is the heat. not just inland, antioch, pittsburg but heat in san francisco, oakland, low 90s. along the coast, clear, sunny. and no fog. i don't see any fog right now. the winds, the winds off shore, they are coming -- that is a swell. southwest at 15. they are gusting to 20. why do i look that winds? that is the -- once the winds fly temperatures fall. onshore wind that gate right now. increasing winds tonight and tomorrow and temperatures cool tomorrow but not a lot. along the coast and bay, they will come down but inland upper 90s. coastal fog, no fog. very shallow marine layer. moisture and cool air. smashes it down, blown it off shore. you got temperatures right now at the cliff house in san francisco, temperatures in the 70s. that is pretty unusually warm for that area. 99 antioch. 98 fairfield. 96 redwood city. you k
ABC
Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the city tried to give the family strength. what a devastating story. >> reporter: horrible. hundreds of people, family and folks around the city came to remember the lives lost. four small children and their grandmother. their deaths have made the city cry. ♪ [ music ] this is sad. to look at a casket so small it doesn't just break your heart, it shatters it. how do you get over something like this? only in time and having the support of a community that shares your grief. james, ty, annie, little fat man. little angel. all died october 11th in the arms their grandmother who died trying to save them. >> mom, i love you and i [i best mom anybody could want. rest in peace and [inaudible] >> reporter: when a child dies the community is diminished. when four die the world is a lesser place. the loss is overwhelming. healing does come. for those who believe there is something higher healing will come eventually through grace. >> [inaudible] for -- for a word she isn't saying. i know my time is running out but i wanted you to know she heard you. she is listening. >> [inaudible] i don't h
FOX
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. jeff says the august 5 fire set the city and its residents back in several ways. he had planned to introduce a proposal for a compensation package. but last night, he pulled that apologize off the city council's agenda. he still says he plans to pursue the idea. chevron said in an e-mail that it plans to provide financial compensation for documented medical and property damage expenses. >>> authorities are trying to figure out who killed a motorcyclist from san jose who disappeared one month ago from a party in san jose. a hiker found the body of 32- year-old eric dean garcia near mt. bashe. an autopsy led to the homicide determination. garcia's motorcycle is still missing. >>> a judge in hayward has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit filed by the oakland police department by one of its investigators. the sergeant claimed he was targeted for religious reasons. the judge ruled longmeyer failed to prove his claims. >>> in 12 minutes, oakland police released surveillance video of a homicide. we showed it today to the victim's family. we'll have the appeal they are making to the publi
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
been a long time that you could by anything orioles with the post season mlb logo on it. baltimore has been in labor for 15 years, but last night charm city finally gave birth to a playoff. >> as soon as i get lunch, i'm going to the ballpark. the shirts could have been $100 and i still would have bought it. >> reporter: it's been a tough few years. getting lost in the passion for his hometown team a breeder from life outside the two white lines. >> baseball got me through a whole lot of things, deployment. i lost my wife recently and baseball really, the orioles baseball really got me through a lot. this means so much. >> especially after so long. it's something they want to fuel in the coming days waiting for his playoff orioles order to arrive. >> this is our first experience with the playoffs. we figure it's been quite awhile. >> this is post season. >> reporter: he predered just about every combination of shirt or otherwise, a month ago, a financial and risky bet but one the small business own are knew then and new could pay off. >> there are so many different scenarios. i'm t
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
trobe homes. it happened around 3 this afternoon. a spokesman for the baltimore city fire department said 11 students suffered non-life-threatening injuries. all 13 patients were transported to area hospitals but are expect to survive. now how the accident happened, baltimore city police say they're still investigating that, but what we know is the city school bus and a mini van collided. a pedestrian in the area was also hit. 13 people all sent to the hospital, two adults. the pedestrian and the driver of the mini van and 11 children, all of them non-life-threatening injuries. we'll be keeping our eyes on this throughout the night. cheryl con next website -- conner, abc2 news. >>> looks like the meningitis outbreak is getting worse. federal officials are now tying meningitis to many groups of people. >> reporter: federal health officials are sounding the alarm on fungal meningitis. it was made by new england compounding center that distributed steroids, now suspected of sickening 233 people. 15 people have died in 15 states according to the cdc, including marcia martin's
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
exhibits tomorrow. the motion is scheduled for a hearing in mid december where the city of oakland is expected to fight the request. the latest in the long battle getting to this point is the monitor's just released report, criticizing the department's handling in nine police officer shootings. three of them were fatal. and it warned that some officers might face sanctions. >> i've done police shootings in many cities. but the problems with oakland are systemic and unique. >> reporter: no one from the police department responded to my request for comment today. but chief howard jordan posted this letter to the community. it says when officers fire a weapon, jordan trusts they will act professionally, ethically and with knowledge of the accountability of their actions. reporting live, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> hewlett-packard ceo meg whitman delivered grim news to investors today and the stock market was quite to react. tom here now with hp's announcement and the fallout. >> reporter: a true pioneer in technology circled the wagons today. meg whitman said the high-tech pi
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm PDT
hearing is set for december to discuss the motion. the city is expected to fight the request. >>> oakland police have arrested two people in connection with an armed jewelry store heist. oakland residents re own in a lampkin and richard nguyen are are charged with three counts of second degree robbery. police say they are two of four people who robbed the pave jewelry store back in august. police are still looking for the other two suspects. >>> in vallejo, police are are giving more information about a deadly shooting involving three friends. two men were killed. the third friend is the suspect. officers say 50-year-old michael scowly and douglas caylee were shot and killed by their friend and neighbor, 65-year-old martin honiger. the incident, around 6:00 p.m. wednesday night, has stunned residents of the glenn cove community of vallejo. police say there was some type of argument before the killing. >>> in san jose, a teacher in jail accused of molesting a student and now notes taken by the principal at the school have just been made public. ktvu's robert honda is here and
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
connected but the victims were targeted. >> the city experienced five murders in just an 18 hour period. cannot be allowed to continue. >> people are dying. man, is anyone interested in that? i know houses are broken in to, robbery, theft, but how does that equate when you are dealing with the lives of human. >> they are working on a gun violence plan but some say that is not enough. they will work on plans that includes a focus on crime. >> be vigilant. it is 52 neighborhoods here. don't be so comfortable. >> reporter: leaders say it is time the governor stepped in and declared a state of emergency. >> oakland is a war zone. we need immediate help now. >> reporter: in two weeks they will kickoff their cease fire program, aimed at reducing gun violence and homicide. andlive, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> ktvu learned attorneys filed a motion to place the oakland police department under federal control. earlier today the chief reacted to that recommendation. he says he hasn't seen the documents yet but he also says they are working together to be in compliance with reform
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
what the city is going to be like when they return from detroit. one week ago tonight i was standing in texas doing live shots from down there in a game that the texas rangers didn't want to be playing in. they came up flat. here we go again, yankees, do they want to be here tonight? no, they should have closed it out tonight. the stadium is half empty now. we will see how it goes. it gave the opportunity for orioles fans to come up here. people after the game last night, some people went in stub hub right then and bought tickets. others were like this morning, should we do it. it's a be.5 hour drive. people bought the tickets and drove up here. they are here to support the orioles, we heard a loud o during the national anthem. here is what some of the fans had to say going in. >> i immediately weapon on stub hub and bought the tickets within ten minutes. i knew i was going to be here. >> we were going to come up yesterday but lost the night before. while this morning we were going to say watch it on television, mark called me up, he is like we are going. we jumped in the car and came u
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
historic ybor city. many of the old buildings are here as well as the practice of lefthand rolling si -- hand rolling cigars. >> i think them keeping up with it is bet are -- better. they are both from cuba. >> they don't have added stuff, just 100% natural. >> reporter: denny of firchtionberg -- finksburg agrees. >> it will always rejuvenate but to watch them roll their own, it's a nice touch. >> reporter: he and his friend traveled to orioles. with time to kill during the day -- >> e -- ybor city. >> the young kids are exceptional. it's fun to watch. >> reporter: okay. i've got three ybor city cigars with our names on it -- me, jamie and kelly. tomorrow night at camden yards. the orioles can pull those off. let's say the three of us celebrate. what do you think? >> you got it. a victory cigar. >> reporter: back at 5:30 some of the players. >> not only is the theme in limbo, so are we. we have more on how people spent the day working on plan c, d and e. >> reporter: it's like trying to figure out who your third cousin's nieces are on your wife's side. two games may or may not diseed.
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
lights for a new led light. they offer brighter, more natural light and will save the city $19,000 a year. the lights are set to go up in locations that are identified as high crime areas. >> these are sites the community and the police have nominated. it will make these 200 locations much safer because we know where the lighting is better there is less crime. >> pg&e is working with the city to pay for the program. >>> our weather now. our chief meteorologist bill martin is off, mark tamayo filling in. >> clouds right now, cool temperatures and the possibility of a few sprinkles or a light shower. it won't be completely clear tonight. right now on live storm tracker two, you will notice activity right now closer to the richmond area, oakland. nothing too extreme here. we could have a few sprinkles. the main action is towards the south bay. here is san jose. airport. the bulk of the action closer to monterey bay. key headline, chance of a shower for the evening forecast. as far as current numbers, it is chilly out there. never warmed up too much out there. 50s to 60 degrees. antioch
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
city of oakland is suing the government to prevent the seizure of a building. the property in question is a medical marijuana dispensary called the harbor side health center. it operates under a city issued permit. it asks the court to declare the government's attempt to close it down as unlawful. >>> the supreme court heard arguments in a case that could have effects on college admissions. demonstrators gathered. the appeal involve as lawsuit filed by a student who claims she was denied admission to the university of texas because of her race. they say the court has become conservative. >>> a slight drop in the number of job opens is a sign of a slow recovery. there were 30,000 fewer job opening in august compared to july. and the rate at which workers quit stayed the same for six months in a row. before the recession it was above 2%. on wall street today stocks fell as the earnings season gets underway. the dow is down 128 to 13,344. the nasdaq is down 13 at 3,051. >>> standard and poor's hit spain with a down grade today. they said spain's recession, high unemployment and u
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
pictures of new york city. yellow cabs covered to the roofs. we were lucky. >> reporter: bge is moving swiftly to tackle the toppled trees and downed lines. >> the guide wire needs to be pulled out of the tree. >> reporter: the crew drove from missouri to lend a helping hand. >> 17 hours, and it was not with we expected. >> reporter: it's the same expectation many had. now many of them are thankful, with the help of these crews, that they should rebound so quickly. they've come in. they stayed out of their way. they've been very responsive. if you walk over, they talk with you. i'm very happy with what they've done. they've gotten us up and running so far pretty quickly. >> the missouri linemen said they spent five days in louisiana after katrina. once they finish their work they are expected to be sent north to help with new jersey and new york. all of us are looking at trees differently. we had a contractor killed when a tree fell on him on homewood avenue. the victim died at scene. firefighters said the man was part of the crew contracted to clean up trees in the area. >>> in towson
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of baltimore's wealthiest neighborhoods. now the search is on to find the person responsible. city police said she was headed to a car when three men grabbed her. >> they approached her at gun point. they ordered her into the vehicle and drove her to an atm in the neighborhood where she withdrew an undisclosed amount of currency. >> about 10 minutes letter a 19-year-old was riding his bike when hit by a car. they robbed him, too. both victims were released unharmed. police say the three men were driving a silver four-door dodge stratus. if you spot the vehicle matching the description, police are asking that you give them a call right away. >>> a huge crime spree has ended with the arrest of tiff teenagers. >> they targeted more than 100 victims and did more than 20,000 worth of damage. jeff hanger has more on what broke the case. >> reporter: russell halterman is charged with stopping the two months of mayhem with a two-month investigation. the teens inside were acting suspiciously. later he spotted the same car racing out of that neighborhood and stopped it for speeding when repo
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
how city is preparing for the game. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message. >>> ladies, we know you have heard it before, early detection is the key to feeting breast cancer and mammogram is the key. most health insurance companies cover the cost. the cdc recommends women 50 and older get tested every two years. >>> you know, it's one of the most commonly used drugs for breast cancer but for some women they could stop working after a few years. abc2 news health reporter linda so said there is help for an alter -- hope for an alternative. >> reporter: she said she appreciates tamoxifen. >> i just take a pill every day. >> rep
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Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. behind me, you can see what's left of a nice chunk of the famed atlantic city boardwalk. it was ripped apart by super storm sandy. tomorrow, the president is expected to join the new jersey governor and tour parts of the state most heavily damaged by the storm. in atlantic city, duarte geraldino, cbs 5. >>> the super storm also left parts of maryland under water but the real problem is another kind of flood. raw sewage is spewing into baltimore area waterways at a rate of 20 million gallons per hour. it's coming from a treatment plant that flooded after losing power. >>> sandy as a snowy side bringing with it blizzard conditions to tennessee, north carolina and neighboring states. a foot of snow fell in the great smoky mountains and the snow isn't letting up. chief meteorologist paul deanno is in the weather center tracking everything from the snow to the flooding and sandy. >> we still have sandy going on and we still have flooding going on. we still have rain. hard to believe a tropical storm is bringing snowfall. central pennsylvania, western maryland and west virginia, some
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
offered her piggy became for the dog's safe return. san jose police and firefighters and city council members upped the reward to $6,000. marisa and her family couldn't believe that something good came out of a bad family episode. were you surprised? >> yeah. i'm just happy that he's safe and he's back and our family was apart. he is going to be safe no matter what now. >> reporter: now, the woman from los banos who returned the dog today says that she is going to put that reward money to good use. allen, her own children got attached to the dog when they found it yesterday after only a couple of days. and so she is going to use that money to go buy them a new puppy. >> len, i can't tell you how many people have asked me, what kind of breed is that little dog? i read it, they call it a yorkie shih tzu mix. >> reporter: it is a mix. it's a cute mix. it's one of those things where that dog just has a face that could you recognize. and that is exactly what happened. the woman looking at her mobile phone saw a news report called it in and you saw the happy reunion today. >> yeah. good all
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
down the west portal tunnel affecting lines into the city and shuttles were brought in for commuters. the services were back up and running by 10:30 a.m. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> reporter: chief hayes telling me that three firefighters slightly injured but their injuries were not serious. this is all over the street. you have corks like this from the wine shop from champagne bottles that exploded from the heat. look at the windowsill. they had wine in the store exploded and through out on the sidewalk. you can see all those are corks sit there is behind that glass that got superheated. a the love damage here. they are -- a lot of damage here. they are still going through it. investigators will be here all night and keeping the area closed off to the public for the time being. live from west portal in mobile 5, ken bastida, cbs 5. >>> a fire in the south bay gutted a family home sending two people to the hospital with burns. neighbors had reported hearing popping noises. that may have been the ammunition that the homeowner says he stored in the home on carl tan avenue near union. caus
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
vazquez at city hall of mirkarimi is back in the office while the interim sheriff is still in charge? >> reporter: right. in fact, they are meeting together right now. it might seem awkward but they say it's not. they said they need transitional meetings to bring him back up to speed. not everyone is thrilled he's bam. >>> reporter: as ross mirkarimi arrives back at the sheriff's office this afternoon following seven months of suspension, he insists he will play nice with his elected colleagues even those who tried to get him fired. >> i look forward to working with the mayoring the city attorney and district attorney. >> reporter: but the district attorney had an announcement of his own. >> we're hoping mr. mirkarimi will see the value in recusing himself. >> reporter: george gascon sent the sheriff a letter asking him to recuse himself from cases regarding domestic violence. >> we are asking him to remove himself. >> reporter: he has been on probation since march for bruising his wife's arm. after months of trying to get his job back, he succeeded just before 11:00 last night when
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm PDT
plot to blow up the federal reserve city in new york city was foiled. a 21-year-old man with al qaeda ties was arrested outside the building blocks from the world trade center site. the fbi says that the man parked a van filled with what he believed were explosives outside the building. he used a cell phone to try to detonate the van but the bombs were fake and were set up by undercover agents posing as the suspect's partners. last month he allegedly told an undercover agent he hoped the attack would stop the presidential election. >>> it was the presidential debate like any we have seen before. last night, both candidates came out swinging and things intensified when the benghazi attack was brought up. >> you said in the rose garden the day after the attack it was an act of terror. it was not a spontaneous demonstration. is that what you're saying? >> please proceed, governor. >> i want to make sure we get that for the record because it took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi an act of terror. >> get the transcript. >> he did in fact, sir. so let me call it
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
congestion and make commuting easier. the suit claims it violates the city charter prohibiting nonrecreational uses in city parks. >>> today mayor lee and federal transportation officials announced the project will get $942 million. the money finalized funding for the extension of moon's t line through chinatown. the funding comes a day after opponents. muni project filed a lawsuit to stop it. mayor lee calls the lawsuit frivolous. >>> supporters of california's prop 37 making themselves heard in oakland and washington today. >> simple label, all we want is a simple label! >> today was a national day of action for supporters of the november ballot initiative which would require labeling of genetically modified food. meanwhile prop 37 supporters dropped off a petition at the white house. they say it had 200,000 signatures in favor of the proposed law. >>> other bay area headlines a serial arsonist in san jose struck again last night after another dumpster was found burning on the city's west side. good samaritans had that fire on delna manor lane put out by the time for a crews
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
vote. >> reporter: so this is a ballot for alameda county, the city of berkeley, there's four different cards, there's 39 different things to vote on, there's 93 choices including -- well, here's the man running for mayor who calls himself da mayor and he is nextzachary running wolf and tom bates who is the mayor. 93 separate choices you have to make. so be prepared to spend some time here. >> i have already pretty well made my mind up on the propositions and the candidates. >> reporter: that's a smart way to avoid spending your entire afternoon down here. so in alameda county it is 52% who will either write in now or mail their ballot in. in california, it's about 50/50. and who does it help? well, it used to be republicans because they were generally ones that were a little more well off they could go away and they would send in an absentee ballot but now as you heard this gentleman say and we talked to, he might be working two jobs. so he's a democrat and it's hard to tell who will benefit. in oakland, mike sugerman, cbs 5. >>> as campaign 2012 heats up, cbssf.com is holding a presid
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
city hall. it was filled an hour before that. that holds 700 people. they opened up one of the courthouse rooms right next door and began a televised feed in that room for the overflow crowd. people continue to come in to listen to the long list of specious that -- list of speakers. the san francisco mayor welcomed the gathering today and said that america has lost a true hero. >> we have lost a true hero to our nation. his accomplishments and generosity lives on in all of the places that he has served, promoting mutual respect, understanding and cooperation through international relationships. ambassador stevens is an inspiration to all of us. i did something -- >> reporter: now stevens grew up here in california. spent a lot of time as many bay area people know, attending uc berkeley and going to law school as well. he called the bay area his home for years and years before joining the peace corp and being shipped overseas. there are a lot of dignitaries here today. former secretary of state is here, u.s. senators are in attendance as well as many friends here from the bay ar
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
landfall as a hurricane around new york city. that's something to keep an eye on hurricane sandy on the east coast. i'll have our forecast coming up in a few minutes. >>> crime plaguing east bay dental offices. the new target for thieves and the drastic measures some dentists are taking to stop the burglaries. >> plus... >> the proof is in the pudding. able to pull my belt on one notch tighter. so that's a good thing. >> shake rattle and get rid of your rolls. the new workout trend making waves in the bay area. >>> then as the giants get ready for the world series at at&t park seniority rules. when i see that our schools are 47th in spending per student, i just can't accept that. our schools shouldn't be 47th in anything. proposition 38 bypasses sacramento, and makes education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... hour ago. we're told a couple and a young boy were inside at the t
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the city of san bruno and others. the 2010 explosion. it's an internationally respected mediator and nobel peace prize nominee. he led the effort into major league baseball's steroid investigation. >>> fans are packing at&t park for game two between the giants and the cardinals. mike sugar man talked to fans from both sides. even one who's changed allegiances. mike tell me about this guy. >> it happened. giants down one nothing. it's do or i.d. no die. you could lose three and come back and win four. who knows. but there are two sides to every story. >> in a sea of orange and black there is red. >> i did 28 years in st. louis. i've been here since 69. he talks about his time there like a prison term. bloom saloon i new it as the cardinals bar but it's been a while since i was there. >> it's good to see you after 25 years. we did this in 1987. it was the only cardinals bar in the area. no today, not so much. i'm a convert to the giants these days. >> we're assured hit be rocking at game time. >> at&t seems to be where it's at. >> father and son bonding in an old town hometown. we can
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
explains the report comes after another night of angry protests at city hall. phil. >> reporter: that's right. this is by the monitor that was appointed by the federal judge who is thinking about possibly even taking over the troubled police department if things don't shape up. here's the story. >> reporter: the independent monitor reviewed nine of the most recent level 1 uses of force by oakland police. eight of those cases involved officers shooting and in two of those cases, people died. one of the biggest questions raised was whether the shootings could have been avoided noting that in some cases, we do not believe the evidence supports the existence of an imminent threat at the time the trigger was pulled. of particular concern the report said are those cases in which the subject was shot in the back. the report also criticized investigators at times for, quote, failing to ask the difficult questions. and, quote, being report takers not investigators. also cited, bias on the part of police when investigating one of their own stating that, quote, in most cases, the investiga
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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. we have put a complete list on our website. you can also find the pinpoint forecast for your city. >>> a bay area woman supposedly died peacefully in her sleep, but 86-year-old yolanda membrano's family says it's not true. her body was found yesterday at a school just a few blocks away from the assisted living facility in concord. membrano was an alzheimer's patient with a history of trying to escape from the home. her family tells us they never knew anything about her wandering away and now, they are demanding the truth. >> then we find out from the coroner, this isn't the first time she left the facility. why was the alarm not on the front door? how long was she out there? it was 100 in concord yesterday. why weren't we told the truth. was he hiding? >> her body was found nearly three hours after she was reported missing. the coroner's office believes that the heat could have been a factor. >>> an east bay mayor insists he is not backing down. vallejo's mayor is defiant as police investigate the weekend fire that targeted his law offices. joe vasquez with the mayor declaring he
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